Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 27 December 2014

Williams to remain in hospital

Cardiff Blues centre Owen Williams scores a try for Wales against Tonga last season
Cardiff Blues centre Owen Williams scores a try for Wales against Tonga last season

Wales international centre Owen Williams is to remain in a Singapore hospital after suffering an injury during the inaugural World Club 10s tournament.

No details of the injury have so far been released.

Williams was carried off during the first half of Cardiff Blues' third and fourth place play-off game against Asia Pacific Dragons at Singapore National Stadium.

In a statement posted on their official website, the Blues said: " Cardiff Blues have today announced that centre Owen Williams is to remain in hospital in Singapore after sustaining an injury at the World Club 10s.

"W illiams was injured during the first half of the third/fourth play-off fixture with Asia Pacific Dragons on Sunday afternoon.

"The region would like to take this opportunity to thank fans for their messages of support for Owen.

"Cardiff Blues will issue further updates when they are available."

Williams, 22, made his Wales debut during last summer's tour to Japan, while he also started against Tonga last November, scoring a try during a 17-7 Millennium Stadium victory.

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